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Infection in the (non-transplant) patient on immunosuppressive medications

1. Description of the problem Although this chapter emphasizes opportunistic infections, any agent that can infect a normal host can affect the non-transplant patient on immunosuppressive medications. Pulmonary infections with respiratory compromise There is significant overlap among different pathogens. Hypoxemia and tachypnea are hallmark symptoms of respiratory compromise. Conventional pyogenic organisms remain the most common…
Gastroenterology Hepatology

Portal hypertension

How can I be sure that the patient has portal hypertension? Portal hypertension may be clinically silent or it may present with life-threatening gastrointestinal symptoms, such as bleeding. Signs and symptoms are varied and related to the underlying cause of the portal hypertension. – Systemic: thrombocytopenia, splenomegaly, caput medusae, hemorrhoids, spider angiomata, or palmar erythema…
Hospital Medicine

Ischemic stroke

Ischemic Stroke I. What every physician needs to know. Ischemic stroke manifests as neurologic deficits resulting from reduction in cerebral perfusion below the limits of electrical activity in a focal region of brain. Without resumption of blood flow this can progress inexorably to permanent infarction. Continue Reading Early evaluation focuses on correct diagnosis of ischemia…
Critical Care Medicine

Immunodeficiencies in Infants and Children

Treating opportunistic infections in HIV-infected children and adolescents Synonyms Continue Reading Pediatric AIDS, Pediatric HIV Related conditions Mycobacteria [Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)], Invasive and Recurrent Bacterial Infections, Fungi [Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia (PCP), Candida species, Cryptococcus neoformans, Histoplasmosis], Protozoa [Toxoplasmosis] and Viruses [Cytomegalovirus, Herpes Simplex Virus I and II and Varicella Zoster]. 1. Description…
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